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whish

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of whish

  1. a sound similar to the speech sound \s\ stretched out <the whish of tires on wet pavement> Synonyms fizz, sizzle, swish, hiss, whiz (or whizz)Related Words swoosh, wheeze, whistle, whoosh, zip; sibilance, sibilant




whish

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of whish

  1. 1 to fly, turn, or move rapidly with a fluttering or vibratory sound <seemingly out of nowhere, a baseball whished past my head> Synonyms bumble, burr, buzz, drone, hum, whirr, whiz (or whizz), zip, zoomRelated Words chirr, churr; thrum; fizz, hiss, murmur, purr, rustle, sigh, sizzle, swish, whisper; coo, curr; wheeze, whistle, whoosh

  2. 2 to make a sound like that of stretching out the speech sound \s\ <the match whished as it burst into flame> Synonyms fizz, fizzle, sizzle, swish, hiss, whiz (or whizz)Related Words swoosh, wheeze, whistle, whoosh, zip; bubble, effervesce; buzz, drone, hum




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